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On This Day: July 06th

This is 187th day of the year and 178 days remain in the year.

in history
1535
Sir Thomas More was beheaded after refusing to join Henry VIII's Church of England.
1885
Louis Pasteur successfully treated a patient with a rabies vaccine.
1942
Anne Frank and her family sought refuge from the Nazis in Amsterdam.
1944
A fire caused by inept fire-eaters in the main tent of the Ringling Brothers Circus in Hartford, Conn., killed over 160 people.
1957
Althea Gibson won the Wimbledon women's singles tennis title. She was the first black person to win the event.
1997
The Mars rover Sojourner rolled onto the Martian surface.
1998
Roy Rogers, the King of the Cowboys, died.
July 06 BirthdaysJohn Paul Jones1747–92, American naval hero, born near Kirkcudbright, Scotland.
George Walker Bush43rd American president
Frida Kahlopainter
Sylvester Stalloneactor
Valerie Brisco-Hookstrack & field



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